Fonds 0047 - Albert Karkonate fonds

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Albert Karkonate fonds

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CA GPR 0047

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  • 1942-1965 (Creation)
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    Karkonate, Albert

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.5 cm of textual records

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([ca. 1900]-unknown)

Biographical history

Albert Karkonate, born circa 1900, was a trapper near Pipestone Creek. His address is listed as Sylvester Post Office. He was the registered owner of trap-line #1899, described as follows: "Commencing approx. center east bdry. Sec. 11-59-8-W. 6th and following old pack trail to approx. center W. bdry. Sec. 4-60-R.8 thence following height of land NE to headwaters unnamed Cr. And down east side said creek t to Kakwa R. thence east on south side of Kakwa R. to Prairie Creek approx. center west bdry. Sec. 24-61-6-W.6th. Thence up west side Prairie Cr. to center E. bdry. Sec. 12-60-7-W.6th; thence due south 3 « miles to SW cr. Sec. 30-59-6-W.6th; thence SW direct to point of commencement". Mr. Karkonate also possessed a snaring permit for Trap-Line #7219, in the area of Entrance, Alberta in 1946, and a license for trap-line 4543. In 1957, he was a casual laborer for the Department of Highways in the Province of Alberta.

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The fonds consists of: documents regarding trap-lines 1899, 4543, (snaring permit 1807) and 7219; a series of licenses and receipts from various government departments for big game licenses and trap-line renewals, 1942- 1965; letters from the departments regarding renewal licenses; a market report from the Little Bros. Fur Sales Agency in 1950; receipts for groceries and dry goods; and documents evidencing his employment as a casual laborer with the Department of Highways, 1957.

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There are multiple spellings for the surname: Karkonate, Carakonte, Caracote, Karaconte, Grandekotey. The trapper appears to have been illiterate, and therefore the spelling of his name depended on who was writing it. Museum Accession Number was 1969.39.124, changed to 81.225.1a-u

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Accession number 1981.225.1 a-u

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0047

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South Peace Regional Archives

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  • English

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